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What It Means To Be A Cancer ‘Pre-Vivor’

Saturday is the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Plano, and participant Paola Gerber talks about what it means to be a breast cancer ‘pre-vivor.’

06/13/2014

Participants at a Race for the Cure event (credit: Neshan H. Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Walk Texas In Susan G. Komen 3-Day

For eight years, D’Lyn Biggs has walked the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. She’s logged more than 400 miles, and along with a team of supporters has raised more than $800,000 for the cause.

CBS 11–11/01/2013

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The Fan On The Streets 10/14-10/21

Monday, October 14th The Fan Presents The Cowboys Hour With Brad Sham 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine 6p.m. – 7p.m. Join The Fan and the voice of your ‘boys, Brad Sham at Texan Station for the […]

10/14/2013

Judith A. Salerno, the new president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®. (credit: Susan G. Komen for the Cure)

New Komen CEO Makes Appearance At Dallas Conference

For the first time North Texas is hearing from the new President and CEO of the Komen Organization. Friday, Doctor Judith Salerno was introduced during a conference in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–06/21/2013

People participate in a march organized by Komen For the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer charity. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Komen Race Participation Down 11-Percent

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The preliminary numbers are in for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure held in Dallas on Saturday. In addition to a decrease in donations, organizers say race participation was down […]

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2012

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Cancer Survivors Race Through Store “For The Cure”

The store was open for business when customers heard over the loud speaker that there was a race taking place in the store.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

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Big Management Shakeup At Komen Foundation

There’s news of a major management shakeup at Susan G. Komen for the Cure. A late afternoon press release detailed changes involving not only founder Nancy G. Brinker, but the organization’s president and several board members also.

08/08/2012

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Plano Church Group Battles Breast Cancer

When tough times hit, everyone has a unique way of pushing through the hurt. But at one Plano church, members are turning to their faith and each other for some growing support.

06/11/2012

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

Plano is hosting its 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, and breast cancer survivor Britainy Goss shared her story with CBS 11 News on Friday morning.

06/08/2012

People participate in a march organized by Komen For the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer charity. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Less People Registering For Breast Cancer Races

Organizers of Race for the Cure events — runs and walks that account for large fundraising — have seen participation drop by as much as 30 percent.

04/20/2012

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Frisco Mom Races For Her Cure

If Erin Struck had her way, the last ten months of her life would have been spent playing with her 3-year-old son. Instead, this 39-year-old mother is fighting a disease that she thought she was too young to face.

06/08/2011

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Susan G. Komen’s Life Revealed In Brinker Memoir

Nancy Brinker talks openly about her older sister, Susan G. Komen. Nancy explains what prompted her to write a new memoir, “Promise Me.”

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2010